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    Have you experience a situation where your keyword position keeps changing in a day?

    I am using a certain keyword rank checking tool(cuterank) and from it, i see my position on Google keeps changing several times in a day, in fact using another firefox add on(seoquake) indicates my backlinks number pages too in a day. Does this change be the reasons why my position keeps changing several times in a day?

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    This is referred to as a "Google Dance".

    It typically occurs before your site see's an increase in ranking.
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    Is there anything I can do about it?

    Quote Originally Posted by alabamaseo View Post
    This is referred to as a "Google Dance".

    It typically occurs before your site see's an increase in ranking.

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    Its usually a good situation because it means your site ranking is about to increase for these keywords (It could also mean decrease as Google is constantly changing. I am in no way claiming to understand the details of Google's algorithm.)

    Either way, it should level out in a couple of days.

    It should also be noted that sometimes, particular sites will rank higher when you are logged in than when you are not.
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    Thank a lot, that is so good of you.

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    I'm going to add, I would avoid over checking Serps.

    Your ranking is going to depend on not only on-page and back links you have built but the sites the back links sit on as well as competing sites..

    checking once a week can often be considered overkill and I will only check more often if I have made changes to content and I want to see the effect.

    With regards to the 'logged in comment', you need to avoid like the plague as these are Google personalized results, they can not be trusted with regards to SERP.

    I would only ever check using a 3rd party tool (which would not be affected by your Google account) or using the incognito mode in chrome (although I have had personalised results using this on occasion.)

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    Thanks for this useful information


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